Camera Drones

A video from a drone that flew within feet of an airliner over Las Vegas and prompted outrage on the internet has spurred three influential U.S. aviation lobbies to call for tighter regulations on hobby drones. Legislation exempting certain hobbyist drone pilots from oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration has hampered the aviation agency’s ability to […]

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The footage is simply amazing. Robert McIntosh shot this short film ‘Muscle-Up’ all in one take with the “world’s smallest HD drone.” His video recently made the news again when it was announced that this short film won in two categories, ‘Made in LA’ and ‘Best in Show’, at the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival in December. […]

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Skydio, started by a team of former Google drone engineers whose list of investors includes Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant, on Tuesday will begin selling a $2,500 drone designed as a self-flying camera that can follow and shoot video of its owner. The drone, called the R1, navigates itself using 12 cameras positioned all […]

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By Adam Ewing | adam.ewing@news-star.com Since the summer of 2016, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has used drones to aid in various tasks. From manhunts to missing person reports to wildfires, the two deputies that fly drones for the sheriff’s office are able help the department be safer and more efficient in their efforts. “At […]

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The DJI Mavic Air is an easy-to-fly drone that shoots great 4K video, packed into an impossibly small package. It’s the latest — and in many ways greatest — consumer drone from DJI, the name that’s effectively become for drones what Apple and Samsung are for smartphones. The Mavic Air effectively combines the best aspects […]

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In the past couple years, you could ask a drone to be two things: good or small. But never both. The Mavic Air changes the game. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the Mavic Air wins the game, and things will never be the same. At just under one pound and […]

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The DJI Mavic Air is an easy-to-fly drone that shoots great 4K video, packed into an impossibly small package. It’s the latest — and in many ways greatest — consumer drone from DJI, the name that’s effectively become for drones what Apple and Samsung are for smartphones. The Mavic Air effectively combines the best aspects […]

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The Intel drone light show team produces a performance for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, featuring more than 1,200 Intel Shooting Star drones. (Intel Photo) The Winter Olympics’ first-ever drone light show has earned Intel the title from Guinness World Records for the “most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously.” There might be an asterisk in the […]

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All photos: Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo In the past couple years, you could ask a drone to be two things: good or small. But never both. The Mavic Air changes the game. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the Mavic Air wins the game, and things will never be the […]

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